Machiavelli on Modern Leadership: Why Machiavelli's Iron Rules Are As Timely And Important Today As Five Centuries Ago
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Machiavelli on Modern Leadership: Why Machiavelli's Iron Rules Are As Timely And Important Today As Five Centuries Ago

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Niccolo Machiavelli, one of the eminent minds of the Italian Renaissance, spent much of a long and active lifetime trying to determine and understand what exceptional qualities of human character-- and what surrounding elements of fortune, luck, and timing-- made great men great leaders successful in war and peace.

In perhaps the liveliest book on Machiavelli in years, Mich...more
Paperback, 224 pages
Published May 5th 2000 by St. Martin's Griffin (first published January 31st 2000)
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Bridget Fitzgerald
If you can get past the blind fury you will feel when he says women don't belong in the military and are pregnanting up submarines with their taxpayer-draining long hairs & incapacitating, men-overwhelming sexual powers - Sorry, men, apparently you are powerless to our Medusa-like charms which rob your strength like a thief in the night! - then you will enjoy the examples in this book, which handily breaks down Machiavelli into digestible chunks via a right wing mindset. I chuckled at the da...more
Curtiss
Lessons from the writings of Niccolo Machiavelli, as applied to modern political dilemmas.
Diane
Bleh! Read the original by Niccollo and form your own opinions.
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I loved it because it showed Machiavelli is still relevant to today.
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